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Twitter Spam Campaign Relies on DMs to Lure Users to Bogus Diet Sites

24
Jan
2014

The Twitter accounts of numerous people, including members of the infosec community, have been compromised and abused in a diet spam campaign.

According to Malwarebytes, the spammers are using the hijacked accounts to send out direct messages. Since, in many cases, Twitter has banned users from sending links in DMs, the spammers are sending out links to tweets posted on spammy profiles or other compromised accounts.

The tweets dont contain any text, only …

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